Monthly Archives: September 2008

Pelosi Playing Games

Speaker of the House, Pelosi (D) was playing a political game in the vote for the bailout bill yesterday. From “The American Spectator”: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered her Majority Whip, Jim Clyburn, to essentially not do his job in … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Entomology

Do you know, having a bee fly up your shirt sleeve while riding your motorcycle acts as an incredible distraction while simultaneously focussing the mind wonderfully! I survived, the bee didn’t. My arm hurt pretty good there for a while, … Continue reading

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Pelosi the Idiot

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just couldn’t resist trying to put the blame on President Bush for the current financial crisis. She said: “When was the last time someone asked you for $700 billion? It is a number that is staggering, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Police-State Tactics

Read this article on Hot Air. I’d repeat it, but it’s very clear and links to all the sources. Good job, Allahpundit! Obama’s “truth squads” – check it out! It seems to be not too far short of the Gestapo. … Continue reading

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Bailout!

The Democrats have enough votes to pass the bailout plan without Republican participation – that’s what ‘controlling the congress’ means. However, if they pass the bailout and it fails, they would be seen as the ones at fault. They haven’t … Continue reading

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Here’s an Idea…

Hey, everybody! The congress can’t seem to get their act together to save the economy. This Democrat controlled congress has the lowest approval rating in history. The congress-critters obviously aren’t doing their jobs. We need to hold them accountable. Democrats, … Continue reading

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LOL

Now THIS made me laugh out loud! Good thing I wasn’t eating or drinking. Courtesy of ihasahotdog. -Popgun

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McCain: Country First

McCain went to Washington to take a hand in solving the financial crisis. Obama had to be called in like a recalcitrant school kid, to get him to participate. Leadership. Country first. Yes, it reads like an ad. But it’s … Continue reading

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Ignorance is Correctable

I’d like to point out that ignorance is correctable, but stupidity is forever. -Popgun

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Why I’m Not Voting for Obama – revisited

Howdy, folks. No new news here; but I inadvertently uploaded the original article three times, in the course of updating it. Since people may have links to one of these versions, I am leaving all three versions up. But here … Continue reading

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Rascal!

Today, Rascal is going to the vet. He’s keeping one foot off the ground, for no obvious reason. No swelling, doesn’t act like he’s in pain, except he doesn’t want to put his right-front foot down. Rascal is a very … Continue reading

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Obama’s Community Organizing

This entry expands one topic in one of my earlier posts. Kudos to Stanley Kurtz for chasing this information down in spite of Obama’s attempts to hide, obfuscate, and smear him for doing the research. Obama’s ‘community organizing’ was conducted … Continue reading

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Obama, and Abortions

Obama does not want you to know the truth about his true, demonstrated stance on abortion. He has voted four times to allow living, breathing babies who survived an abortion attempt to be put aside without medical care or sustenance, … Continue reading

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Addendum to the Huge Financial Crisis

Our illustrious government is about to hand one man, Henry Paulson, the control of $700 billion dollars! He will have no oversight, no public transparency, and will not be responsible to anybody for how he chooses to dole this money … Continue reading

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The Huge Financial Crisis

Just one comment: NOBODY knows how to fix this. McCain puts out some ideas that may or may not be useful, while Obama speaks very generally (doesn’t he always?) and says he wants to wait until the correct solution is … Continue reading

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About That Alarm System

Alarm systems for your home are mostly only useful to wake you up if you are asleep when the break-in occurs… Brigid says it so well! Also, prior posts here and here. -Popgun

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Ike – Epilogue

This picture is of a shop building built by my father circa 1955, which was crushed by a falling tree. I would have been around two years old when Dad built it. We moved from this place when I was … Continue reading

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Why the Attack on Sarah Palin?

Why is the attack on Sarah Palin so vicious? I’ve been wondering about this ever since it started. The virulence of the attacks and smears has really surprised me. Reading the blogs and the news articles, you would think she … Continue reading

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Why I’m NOT Voting for Obama

Updated 9-28-08. Please check back frequently, as I update this entry when new information becomes available. I’m not 100% on board with McCain. There are a couple of issues on which I’m only partly in line with him. On the … Continue reading

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Why I’m NOT Voting for Obama

I’m not 100% on board with McCain. There are a couple of issues on which I’m only partly in line with him. On the other hand, I have great respect for his record, and in general we have a similar … Continue reading

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